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Editors: L.V. Chen
Book Description:
Since their discovery a mere thirty years ago, solitons have been invoked to explain such diverse phenomena as:
The long lived 'giant red spot' in the highly turbulent Jovian atmosphere. The famous Fermi-Pasta-Ulam paradox wherein a nonlinearly coupled lattice of particles does not display the "expected'' equipartition of energy among available modes. Ion-acoustic waves in a plasma. Energy storage and transfer in proteins via the Davydov soliton.
The propagation of short laser pulses in optical fibers over long distances with negligible shape change. This new volume presents important research from around the globe.

Table of Contents:
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Chapter 1. Dark Soliton Dynamics in Confined Bose-Einstein Condensates; pp. 1-49
(N.G Parker,University of Durham, UK);

Chapter 2. Differential Phase Shift Keying Soliton Transmission Systems; pp. 51-77
(His-Cheng Wang and Keang-Po Ho, National Taiwan University);

Chapter 3. Propagation of Optical Solitons and Fields in Nonlinear Nematic Waveguides; pp. 79-137
(J.A. Reyes and R.F. Rodriguez, Instituto de Fisica UNAM, Mexico);

Chapter 4. Higher-Order Vortices in Nonlinear Dynamical Lattices;
(P.G. Kevrekidis et al., University of Massachusetts, USA);

Chapter 5. Soliton-Photon’s Gravity Wave and Quantum Mechanical Initial Conditions; pp. 167-212
(P. Kamenov, Sofia University, Bulgaria);

Chapter 6. Soliton Self-Organization of Thermal Field in a Chain at High Temperature; pp. 213-232
(L.S. Metlov, Donetsk Physico-Technical Institute of the Ukranian Academy of Sciences);

Chapter 7. Solitons as Relativistic Objects in the Classical Mechanics; pp. 233-272
(Andrey I. Musienko and Leonid I. Manevitch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow);


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2005
   ISBN: 1-59454-559-6
   Status: AV
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